Awns Sentence Examples
This approaches most nearly to the wild stock, from which it is distinguished by the non-jointed axis and somewhat shorter awns.
In both the fruits fall out freely from the glume, and in the latter the awns are three-pronged and shorter than the grain.
The pili grass (Heteropogon contortus) is also noxious, for its awns get badly entangled in the wool of sheep. The native manienie (Stenotaphrum americanum) and kukai (Panicum pruriens), however, are relished by stock and are found on all the inhabited islands; the Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon), a June grass (Poa annua), and Guinea grass (Panicum jumentorum) have also been successfully introduced.
The lower part is most often suppressed, and in the large group of the Paniceae awns of any sort are very rarely seen.
They are commonly firm and strong, often enclose the spikelet, and are rarely provided with long points or imperfect awns.
In the turgid wheats the glumes have long awns, and the seed is turgid and floury, as in the common wheats.
In the jointed or spelt wheats the distinctions lie in the presence of awns, the direction of the points of the glumes (straight, bent outwards, or turned inwards), the form of the ear as revealed on a cross-section, and the entire or cleft palea.
The sead head can be up to 16cm (the photo is 6cm) with distinctive long, silky awns.
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A. c. vivipara, with its panicles of graceful viviparous awns, resembles a miniature Pampas Grass.Advertisement